Maestro Fresh Wes Scholarship

This award was established by Wes Williams, a.k.a. Maestro Fresh Wes, to create a positive change in the life of a trade’s student, helping them financially so that they can thrive in their studies, and get out into the high-demand workforce with the skills needed to succeed.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled full-time in any trades program at the Saint John campus
  • Self-identify as black, African-Canadian, or African-American

Please note: This bursary is not available to International students.

Bursary Amount

This bursary is awarded at $1500 and is to be deposited into the students' account to be applied against tuition and fees by the end of September.

Bursary Details

In the event the recipient withdraws or does not meet the terms for renewal, another recipient will be selected to receive the bursary based on the criteria.

Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted between June 3 - August 2, 2024.

Application Form

Applicant Information

Month/Day/Year 00/00/0000

Required to issue your T4A

Current Residence Information

Primary Residence Information

(Complete ONLY if address is different from above)

Financial Information

Please complete any or all that apply to your current financial situation while attending Ӱ̳.

Financial Resources (for one year of college)

Total of all income above

Expenses (for one year of college)

Rent/mortgage, taxes, insurance, electricity, internet/cable/satellite, phone x10

Taxi, bus, vehicle payment, fuel, maintenance, insurance x10

Groceries, cleaners, personal, medications x10

Health insurance, daycare, water/sewer, etc. x10

Total of all expenses above

By submitting this form, I certify that the information provided is accurate and complete.